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[Q] Rooting my HTC one running 4.3 Android

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17th February 2014, 02:30 AM   |  #1  
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Hey guys, I am very frustrated right now because I have been trying to root my phone for over 5 hours and have not gotten anywhere. This is my first time rooting, and I really would appreciate your guys knowledge and help. I have windows, and I have been reading and watching videos and downloading all kinds of things. I tried following the steps in htconeroot.com and I watched the whole video tutorial, and I couldn't even get the htc one root zip downloaded to my computer... Can someone please help me, I am completely lost. I feel like I have just been reading and trying things that are outdated and/or the links do not work anymore. Thank you very much, as I am in need right now and I would really like to get my phone rooted as soon as possible.

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17th February 2014, 02:36 AM   |  #2  
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Click the DIY guide in my sig and if you have questions post them here or PM
17th February 2014, 03:15 AM   |  #3  
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Click the DIY guide in my sig and if you have questions post them here or PM

Hey, thank you very much for helping out BD,

I am just learning all this stuff so sorry if I may not know what to do on very basic steps.

My first question is,

on step 5 on htcdev bootloader, it tells me to type in a command. I typed it and I got this, "fastboot is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file"

Sorry man, if you get me through this lol I promise I will get you some fine Costa Rican coffee! I want to get it done, I hope you can be here guiding me and I am very thankful!
17th February 2014, 03:21 AM   |  #4  
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Howdy,

You need to download all the drivers and add bundle. Which OS do you use on your computer? For the adb get it here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1474956

If you need any further assistance just tell and I can make a quick video for you.

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17th February 2014, 03:28 AM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by Cr Stallion

Hey, thank you very much for helping out BD,

I am just learning all this stuff so sorry if I may not know what to do on very basic steps.

My first question is,

on step 5 on htcdev bootloader, it tells me to type in a command. I typed it and I got this, "fastboot is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file"

Sorry man, if you get me through this lol I promise I will get you some fine Costa Rican coffee! I want to get it done, I hope you can be here guiding me and I am very thankful!

Open the cmd window from the folder with all the files that you downloaded
17th February 2014, 03:55 AM   |  #6  
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Download and install this http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2317790 and check the desktop shortcut in the setup. Run the new desktop shortcut and type commands there. Put the unlock token bin in the install folder. You can do this by right clicking the shortcut and clicking open file location and drag the token there.
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All the files are under download, I went to the cmd window and typed download. Man, I have no idea how to do any of this stuff. I am completely new to all of this. I downloaded the files but then I don't even know if I am suppose to do anything with them...

I will restart again, as if I have not downloaded anything at all...

My first steps should be following the bootloader instructions on HTCdev, and at step 4 I download the files and then extract them to another folder. Then I should go hit start, type cmd. Click cmd, and type that stuff? That is what I did, where did I go wrong?
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If you can wait for a bit I can make a video guide, if you wish? Just tell, cheers

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17th February 2014, 04:12 AM   |  #9  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cr Stallion

All the files are under download, I went to the cmd window and typed download. Man, I have no idea how to do any of this stuff. I am completely new to all of this. I downloaded the files but then I don't even know if I am suppose to do anything with them...

I will restart again, as if I have not downloaded anything at all...

My first steps should be following the bootloader instructions on HTCdev, and at step 4 I download the files and then extract them to another folder. Then I should go hit start, type cmd. Click cmd, and type that stuff? That is what I did, where did I go wrong?

Unzip the folder all the files you need are inside

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If you can wait for a bit I can make a video guide, if you wish? Just tell, cheers

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There are 2 videos posted in my guide
17th February 2014, 05:03 AM   |  #10  
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Unzip the folder all the files you need are inside

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There are 2 videos posted in my guide

I really appreciate you guys on not giving up on me, BD should I download the root files before doing anything else?

Also, since I feel like an idiot about this stuff. Because everyone seems to have no problems and I can't even unzip a file or open a command. I had to google to even know what unzipping a file meant.

Is there any files I should have on my computer prior to attempting to download anything else in the guide? Also, should I just make a folder and name it something like androidroot, and then whenever I download a file, copy it to the desktop and try to open it?

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